‘Hiking Santa Clarita’
The Santa Clarita Library has several free programs this summer, including the upcoming “Build a Better World” program. These educational events cover topics from upcycling to art to hiking.
On Tuesday, June 13, “Build a Better World” brings you “Hiking Santa Clarita” at the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library, 18601 Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country, at 5 p.m. in the CC Meeting Room.
Here, we will share hiking opportunities, trail etiquette, and information on how to become a Trail Ambassador.
Grab a few friends to come by and learn all about hiking in Santa Clarita.
Newhall Pass Open Space Dedication Ceremony
The City of Santa Clarita and The Trust for Public Land will host a ribbon-cutting event on Thursday, June 15 at 9 a.m. to celebrate the city’s acquisition and protection of open space in the Newhall Pass.
The event celebrates the recent acquisition of 240 additional acres in the Newhall Pass, connecting to Gateway Ranch, a 302-acre property located on the northern half of the former Las Lomas development.
Once planned for a major housing development, the land is now part of the city’s Open Space Preservation District and protected from development indefinitely.
To attend, please RSVP by June 12 to Jannelle Gonzales with The Trust for Public Land at email@example.com or (323) 223-0441, extension 10.
Event timing is 9 a.m. for refreshments, 9:30 for the dedication and ribbon-cutting. City staff will lead a hike of the property.
Parking will be available at the Newhall Church of the Nazarene, located at 23857 The Old Road, to board a free shuttle to the event.
The last shuttle will depart church parking lot for dedication site at 9:15 a.m. Those planning on staying for the hike are asked to park in the designated lot off The Old Road at Edison Road.
The two-hour hike will be moderate to difficult – hikers should dress accordingly and plan on hiking back to the designated lot.
Project support is provided by the State of California Wildlife Conservation Board, the Los Angeles County Regional Park and Open Space District, the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the California Natural Resources Agency.